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Understanding the Icons of Holy Week

Understanding the Icons of Holy Week

During Holy Week, the Orthodox faithful will see several icons in the center of the church being commemorated. These icons speak to each other regarding their elements and brought together with other liturgical elements, they participate in a powerful symphony of meaning.

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Accelerationism and Dancing with Death

Accelerationism and Dancing with Death

Accelerationism, the notion that we should aggravate the current chaos in order for things to break down and bring about a better world is an idea that has been resurfacing now for some time. We look at the issues it can bring about on a social, but also a personal scale.

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Symbolism Happens!

Symbolism Happens!

One of the criticisms I get is how by saying something is symbolic, I am somehow suggesting that it is not describing an event in the world. This stems from a deep misunderstanding of what symbolism is. Symbolism is not so much an arbitrary allegorical representation of something, but rather the very pattern by which we notice meaning.

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